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International Women’s Day & March Madness

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This article was originally published on the Sun Sentinel STORY OF THE WEEK: It truly was rewarding and uplifting to see the world united on International Women’s Day held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  This special day has been celebrating women since 1909.  International Women’s Day was acknowledged among several media outlets and social media campaigns. […]

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The Text, Calls & Emails Can Wait

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This article was originally published on the Sun Sentinel. STORY OF LAST WEEK: National researchers say that we look at our phones on average 190 times per day. This shows that we are addicted to this machine. Researchers are indicating that we need to figure out what downtime is and how to disconnect from technology […]

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Dania Beach honors first Black Mayor

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DANIA BEACH, FL—The Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) in partnership with the City of Dania Beach Parks and Recreation department will be hosting a rededication ceremony and community event at Chester Byrd Park on February 4th, 2017 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  This family-friendly event is being held to celebrate the park’s recent […]

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Remembering The Circus

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This article was originally published in the SunSentinel. STORY OF THE WEEK: The Barnum & Bailey Circus, like the pay phone, has become outdated.  After 146 years, of showmanship, what was once considered a national treasure will end its’ run as “the greatest show on earth.”  The circus was the first form of live entertainment with […]

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Open Enrollment for Obamacare runs through Jan. 31

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The original article was published on NewsRadio WIOD. Consumers who enroll in a health insurance plan by Jan. 15 will have their coverage begin on Feb. 1, 2016. Coverage will begin on March 1 for those who enroll by January 31. During last year’s open enrollment period, more than 90 percent of Florida residents were […]

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Broward clearing mental health court cases

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This article was originally published in the SunSentinel.  Broward County judge Ari Porth remembers Katherine Nelson — and mentally ill people like her who have been trapped in the court system for years. Nelson snatched a woman’s purse on a county bus in 2009 but dropped it moments later. A 20-year-old college student at the […]

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Story of the Year

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This article was originally published in the SunSentinel. STORY OF THE YEAR: After 108 years finally, the Chicago Cubs had something epic happen to them. They won the 2016 World Series Championship.  For the Chicago Cubs, this game was not just about winning; it was about unity and bringing generations and generations of fans together. From the […]

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Halloween Safety

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This article was originally published in the SunSentinel. LOOKING AHEAD: Halloween is just around the corner and your child’s safety is a priority. To operate safe during this Halloween, use face paint and makeup instead of masks, always use the sidewalk on well-lit streets, children should be trick-or-treating with an adult or in groups and plan […]

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The Fall of Health Insurance

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This article was originally published in the SunSentinel. STORY OF THE WEEK: South Florida fell from the number one spot to third in the United States for residents without health insurance. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that in 2015, 487,000 individuals became insured in Florida. South Florida has a 15.9 percent uninsured rate, while Dallas […]

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The New Price of The EpiPen

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This article was originally published in the SunSentinel. STORY OF THE WEEK: After a national outcry over the exorbitant new price of the EpiPen, a life-saving allergy treatment, manufacturers have responded by offering treatments at a lower cost. The generic low cost version, that has the same functionalities as the EpiPen, will benefit millions of people […]